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If you rent the Lomas speakers you will be fine...the music was very loud and all of our speeches were heard loud and clear =) no worries
 

Originally Posted by arkae View Post

Hi Ladies:

 

I'm in need of some last minute help/advice!! Can anyone tell me what they thought of the speaker/sound system used for a reception dinner/dance at Plaza Zavaz? We're wondering if the 110W system we are renting will be enough for GOOD sound - music is big for us and our wedding guests are all big dancers so I want to make sure the system is good....i know plaza zavaz is outside and open air, so i just wanted to see what those of you who used the system thought of it.

 

we are looking at the two speaker system that lomas offers for rent on their site.



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Oooh Also...there were a few of you who were wondering about the BBQ set up at yoga palapa here's a picture below...I also attached a picture of our reception set up at the plaza and our table centerpieces ...it was nothing fancy my husband made the bouquets LOL...I'm going to upload and entire album shortly so you new brides can get a better glimpse of the resort =)

bbq set up.jpg

the plaza.jpg

reception table set up.jpg

 

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oh wow, my day is coming up in less than a week, I would love to see your album!!!  PS ur husband did that??  Mine didn't do anything lol but that is more because i didn't let him

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LOLOL I'll be honest my husband did more planning and preparing for my wedding than i did LOLOL he did our programs, menu cards, created and ordered all the decorations LOLOL I guess thats why I can say wedding planning was a breeze LOLOL I didn't do anything LOLOLOL


 

Originally Posted by arkae View Post

oh wow, my day is coming up in less than a week, I would love to see your album!!!  PS ur husband did that??  Mine didn't do anything lol but that is more because i didn't let him



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For the ladies that know this forum better than me, is there a thread where people share their TTD dresses and say where they got them from? It's been such a hard task trying to find something nice, but cheap for the photo shoot...

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I asked my WC about using a DJ other than the one Lomas provided and she said it would be a $500 outside vendor fee for the DJ  :(  Which actually is STILL cheaper if we use another DJ!

 

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Originally Posted by amcferron View Post

I would say before you agree to "block rooms" you should check sites like funjet, covacations, etc to compare prices.  (or have a travel agent do it). the thing with those websites is it is ALL included.....air, transfers, hotel.  I honestly have used a travel agent who i just referred my guests to and I am still getting all of these discounts others are getting. (20% off, bride and groom free, etc)  I would just make sure it is a GIVC (they get perks from karisma).  that way you don't have to front any money either.  i say we do a whole lot to make sure things are easy for our guests.  they can at least be accountable for booking their own trip by calling/e-mailing the TA i suggested.  plus, i haven't had to deal with anything in regard to others travel.  they just deal with her.....that's her job and her specialty!!

 

and, for a wedding in may (which is very close to sold out) our prices are about 1000 per person for 3 nights, 1200 for 4, and about 2000 for 7 nights.  this includes flight and everything. 
 


 


it is $500 for each vendor. :(
 

 


 


Just been looking on the Lomas website re vendor fees and it only mentions it next to Photographers no mention regarding DJ's. I'm going to question this with my WC, because if they want to charge you they need to state it on their website and its not.
 



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What an eventful fitting you had!! 

 

I'm so glad to hear the changes will make the dress perfect.  Its already a gorgeous dress...so I'm so excited to see how it turns out!

 

My first fitting is this coming Friday.  It should be easy alterations, but I'm still super nervous about how much it will cost. 

Originally Posted by TLGnhci View Post

So, the alterations appt this AM was both good and bad.  We started with the bridesmaid dresses for my daughter and niece.  Both have to be taken in and hemmed; one needs boning.  :(  Well, while my niece has her dress on, she starts to get sick all over the seamstresses store and her dress.  Ugh, what a mess.  I felt awful for the lady and her shop, but she handled the situation wonderfully.  I offered to pay to have her carpets cleaned.  I hope it all comes out.  :(  So, their alterations cost more than the dress.  My nieces has to be dry cleaned now as well, so $130 for hers and $85.00 for my daughters.  This is the not so good part.  On the brighters side, I think the minor changes being made to my dress is going to make it absolutely perfect, and I can't wait to see the changes!!!! 

 

 



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